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Pakistan politicians blast Imran Khan for remark on PM Narendra Modi and Indian elections

Narendra Modi's tough stand against Pakistan for its support to terrorism has made many politicians in Islamabad see him as a danger to their country.

Apr 11, 2019, 18:41 PM IST

Bilawal Bhutto punctures Imran Khan's claims, accuses him of shielding banned leaders from Indian jets

"Imran Khan has taken a U-turn for having taken the support of banned elections to win the election and helping them enter the mainstream and then claiming you have taken action against them."

Mar 21, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Democracy won't be held hostage: Opposition parties in Pakistan cry foul

Rival parties held a joint-meeting in which they decided to hold protests demanding a 'transparent' re-election.

Jul 28, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

In trouble for Imran Khan, Pakistan opposition unanimously rejects results, demands re-poll

A multi-party conference of Opposition parties have demanded a "transparent" re-election in Pakistan, saying the recent polls were "rigged massively" and the results were manipulated.

Jul 28, 2018, 06:40 AM IST

Imran Khan vs Shehbaz Sharif vs Bilawal Bhutto Zardari: The race for the next Pakistan Prime Minister

Pakistan's politics has been dominated by the Bhutto and Sharif families, and Imran Khan is being seen as the best bet to break their hegemony.

Jul 25, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Pakistan elections live updates

The general elections in Pakistan is being held on Wednesday amid heavy security to elect a new National Assembly and provincial assemblies. In the run up to the elections, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan emerged as the frontrunner, while former prime minister Nawas Sharif failed to be a part of the campaign as he was arrested soon after his arrival in the country. There have also been allegations of the Pakistani Army and the ISI backing Imran Khan.

Jul 25, 2018, 07:42 AM IST

Pakistan elections: Historic or dud? It now lies in the hands of the Pakistan Army

Will this Pakistan election become the third time that a civilian government hands over power to another?

Jul 24, 2018, 11:01 AM IST

Pakistan journalist Gul Bukhari returns home after being abducted in Lahore

Gul Bukhari has been an unusually vocal critic of Pakistan`s powerful military on social media in the run-up to the July 25 general election. 

Jun 06, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

In a historic first, Hindu woman elected to Pakistan's senate

 Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country.

Mar 04, 2018, 13:00 PM IST

''Deep State''ensures Pakistan's political parties in disarray in election year

Pakistan's election year has begun but the main political parties are in disarray.

Feb 26, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

Pakistani minister kills wife, later commits suicide

Pakistani provincial minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, who was found dead in his house along with his wife, first killed her and then committed suicide with the same weapon, the police said on Friday.

Feb 03, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

Musharraf exploited situation to assassinate my mother: Bilawal Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, the two-time PM of Pakistan, was killed in an attack outside Rawalpindi`s Liaquat Bagh during an election rally on December 27, 2007. 

Dec 27, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Opinion - Rahul Gandhi and Bilawal Bhutto: Trial by fire for political scions in Indian subcontinent

Once upon a time, Kings reigned supreme, then they died and then their kingdoms passed over to their firstborns. It was the norm, a tradition, a given. Then came nation-states and with them - democracy. And nothing was the same ever again.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Pakistan parliament rejects bill to remove Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Opposition parties have been demanding an amendment to restore the previous law which stated that a disqualified person was not eligible to lead a political party.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Bhopal's Habibganj station to become India's first private railway station

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the redevelopment work of the station on June 9.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

PPP asks why one law for Nawaz Sharifs, one for Pakistan's poor

The opposition Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has claimed that there are two laws operating across the country - one for the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and the other for the country`s poor.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Asif Ali Zardari returns to Pakistan

"I feel Bibi (Benazir Bhutto) is with us today, Shaheed Zulfiqar Bhutto is with us," he was quoted as saying by GeoNews.

Dec 23, 2016, 22:43 PM IST

Vegetables may soar further as peak production season ends: Report

In a "most worrying" sign for consumers, the prices of vegetables in retail markets are likely to shoot up further in coming months as the 'peak production season' came to an end, says a report.

Aug 14, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

'Musharraf's threatening call to Benazir could not be traced'

The head of the joint investigation team probing former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto`s assassination said on Thursday that the team could not trace the threatening call allegedly made by then president Pervez Musharraf to Bhutto.

May 06, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Govt to address regulatory, financial issues in infra sector: Shaktikanta Das

The government Monday assured industry stakeholders of resolving regulatory and financing issues to expedite infrastructure projects, including those being promoted under the PPP mode.

Oct 26, 2015, 18:19 PM IST